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Brazil’s Economic Crisis Blamed For Poor UFC Fight Night 67 Attendance

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 67 event in Goiania, Brazil had the dubious distinction of having the lowest crowd ever for a UFC event in the country, with just 3,500 fans watching in the stands. That’s a massive drop when compared to the first time the UFC visited Goiania for UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort Vs Henderson II back in November of 2013 which drew 10,565 fans. At last...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Battles Soa Palelei At UFC 190

On Saturday, a heavyweight scrap between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Soa Palelei was announced for UFC 190. Can you imagine how slow these two will look if this goes into the third round? Anyway, Silva hasn’t won a fight since knocking out Alistair Overeem in February 2013 five outings ago. The Brazilian was also suspended nine months for testosterone after his draw with Mark...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Vs Stefan Struve Booked For UFC 190

A heavyweight bout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Stefan Struve has been announced for UFC 190 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on August 1st. Nogueira recently stepped in to replace Anderson Silva as a coach opposite Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua on the set of TUF Brazil 4 and will be fighting for the first time since a first round KO loss to Roy Nelson back in April of last year. That...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 190 gets Struve versus Big Nog

One of these two UFC veteran heavyweights will get their first win since 2012 when they do battle on August 1st in Rio de Janeiro UFC officials have confirmed that former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion Antonio “Minotauro” Rodrigo Nogueira (34-9-1) will return to action at UFC 190 to take on three-time submission of the night winner Stefan Struve (25-7). The card will be headlined...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Fights Stefan Struve At UFC 190

Heavyweights Stefan Struve (pictured) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will each be looking to collect a much-needed win at UFC 190. On Tuesday, it was announced the 265-pounders will collide in the August 1 event. Struve has dropped two straight scraps in devastating fashion. Prior to December’s knockout to Alistair Overeem, he was TKO’d by Mark Hunt. “Skycraper” had rattled...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira on tap for UFC 190

Former UFC heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will return for the first time in more than a year when he faces top 15 ranked fighter Stefan Struve at UFC 190 on August 1 in Brazil. UFC officials announced the new matchup on Tuesday. Nogueira (34-1-1, 1 NC) hasn't fought in the UFC since April 2014 when he was knocked out in dramatic fashion by former "Ultimate Fighter...
Via Fox Sports
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Sluggers Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson Chasing the Knockout at UFC 185

Alistair Overeem walks from the octagon after his ko victory over Stefan Struve (not pictured) in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Some say that styles make fights – this may bring to mind the idea of a jiu jitsu practitioner and a boxer carefully...
Via The Sports Journal
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem: 'I'm happy' former teammates keep dropping my name

Since relocating to Albuquerque, New Mexico, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has been a much happier man. The former title contender wasn't able to pick up a victory in his first camp with the team led by coach Greg Jackson, but his last fight against Stefan Struve put Overeem back on the winning track and he expects the same this weekend facing Roy Nelson at UFC 185. Overeem has...
Via Fox Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem KO’s Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13 (Video Highlights)

Alistair Overeem (pictured) isn’t just a standup fighter, just ask Stefan Struve. Overeem scored an early takedown and unleashed some vicious haymakers to put Struve to sleep in the opening round. Although Struve enjoyed a reach advantage, he was never able to get off due to Overeem’s unexpected takedown. What then transpired on the canvas was pure devastation. The official...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem pounds Stefan Struve into the canvas for first round finish

Alistair Overeem may best be known as a knockout artist while standing, but he can do plenty of damage on the ground as Stefan Struve found out the hard way on Saturday night in Phoenix. The Dutch fighters were matched up as one of the featured bouts on the UFC Fight Night card and it didn't take long for the action to get started or finished as it turned out. Overeem came out right...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem KO’s Stefan Struve At UFC On FOX 13

Alistair Overeem quickly got the better of Stefan Struve tonight at UFC On FOX 13, taking him down and landing ground and pound for the TKO stoppage. Round One: Crazy size difference between the lanky Struve and Overeem. Overeem keeping his distance to start this one off. He suddenly goes in for takedown, then opts to stay in the clinch instead, pushing Struve against the cage...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13 Results (Live)

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the UFC On FOX 13 results live as they happen. (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) — Main Card: Junior Dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic Nate Diaz vs. Rafael dos Anjos Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Matt Mitrione Prelims: Willie Gates vs. John Moraga Claudia Gadelha vs. Joanna...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13 Weigh-In Results & Video

The UFC On FOX 13 weigh-ins have now taken place and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. Main Card: Junior Dos Santos (242) vs. Stipe Miocic (243) Nate Diaz (160.6) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (156) – Diaz fined 20% of purse for missing weight. Alistair Overeem (253) vs. Stefan Struve (254) Gabriel Gonzaga (256) vs. Matt Mitrione (259) Prelims...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

LIVE UFC Fight Night on FOX: dos Santos vs. Miocic weigh-ins

A top heavyweight contender could emerge from Saturday night's main event from Phoenix as former champion Junior dos Santos faces Stipe Miocic in a five round throw down in the latest edition of UFC Fight Night on FOX. Also on the card, UFC bad boy Nate Diaz returns from a year long exodus to face top five ranked Rafael dos Anjos in a pivotal lightweight co-main event. Two more heavyweight...
Via Fox Sports
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13 Predictions

UFC On FOX 13 takes place tomorrow night and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights below. — Main Card: Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic Apart from his convincing losses to current champ Cain Velasquez, no other heavyweight has so far been able to get the better of dos Santos who has excellent boxing, good movement and strong takedown defense. Miocic has also been taking...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC On FOX 13 pre-fight interviews courtesy of MMAFighting.com ahead of tomorrow night’s event. — Junior dos Santos: Stipe Miocic: Nate Diaz: Rafael dos Anjos: Alistair Overeem: Stefan Struve: Matt Mitrione:
Via Fight Of The Night
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night on FOX: Dos Santos vs Miocic

The UFC will embark on a trip to Phoenix this weekend for the first time ever with a heavyweight matchup between two of the very best fighters in the world squaring off in the main event. Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returns to the UFC after more than a year away dealing with injuries to take on No. 4 ranked Stipe Miocic, who hopes to earn his first shot at the title...
Via Fox Sports
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night on FOX: Dos Santos vs Miocic

The UFC will embark on a trip to Phoenix this weekend for the first time ever with a heavyweight matchup between two of the very best fighters in the world squaring off in the main event. Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returns to the UFC after more than a year away dealing with injuries to take on No. 4 ranked Stipe Miocic, who hopes to earn his first shot at the title...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic Crystal Ball Predictions

The second of two exciting UFC cards this weekend is a good one, ladies and gents. UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic has big men slugging it out to get closer to gold, as well as top lightweights fighting to get a title shot. In the main event, former champion and always thrilling to watch Junior Dos Santos steps back into the Octagon for the first time in over a year, and he's welcomed...
Via Fox Sports
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic Crystal Ball Predictions

The second of two exciting UFC cards this weekend, from US Airways Center in Phoenix, is a good one, ladies and gents. UFC on FOX: Dos Santos vs. Miocic has big men slugging it out to get closer to gold, as well as top lightweights fighting to get a title shot. In the main event, former champion and always thrilling to watch Junior Dos Santos steps back into the Octagon for the first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Stipe Miocic wants to break Junior dos Santos and earn a title shot

All Stipe Miocic has wanted for the past few years is fight. Now that might sound like a fairly obvious statement considering Miocic is a fighter, but in his case it's been about activity and staying busy so he can climb up the ranks of a somewhat shallow heavyweight division. Miocic suffered his only professional loss in September 2012 to Stefan Struve and as soon as the fight was...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13: Road To The Octagon Video

In FOX’s ‘Road To The Octagon’ show for UFC On FOX 13 you can watch in-depth previews for three of the biggest fights on the card including the Junior dos Santos Vs Stipe Miocic main event, Nate Diaz’s return against Rafael dos Anjos and Stefan Struve’s comeback against Alistair Overeem. —
Via Fight Of The Night
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13 Fight Card

After a strong UFC 181 event this past Saturday night the good news is that there’s another solid show on tap this coming weekend in the shape of UFC On FOX 13. Headlining the show is a fight that was originally supposed to take place in Brazil earlier in the year between former champion Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic. In the co-main event Nate Diaz returns from his self-imposed...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic Headline UFC on FOX 13

After having two domestic violence cases hit the Internet and having Wanderlei Silva blast them in his retirement announcement within the span of an hour, the UFC quickly attempted to redirect fans’ attention towards some positive news. As expected, the heavyweight shootout between former champion Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will go down at UFC on FOX 13. The 265-pound affair...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic headlines UFC's FOX event in December

The UFC's FOX show in December has a main event -- and it's big. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will meet top contender Stipe Miocic in the five-round headliner at UFC Fight Night on FOX on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, Ariz., FOX Sports has learned. UFC officials confirmed the information Friday evening. Dos Santos-Miocic has been rumored for a few weeks now. Dos Santos...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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